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  • Subject: Birmingham (Ala.)
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    • 21st Street (1890)

    • 1890
    • "21st Street - 1890, Camera facing north. Lower to right center is an old court house at 3rd Avenue and 21st Street. This photo shows the Jefferson County bank building at the time it was a three story building. It is just to the left of the white...
    • Confederate Reunion (1908)

    • 1908
    • "Confederate reunion 1908, The horse and buggy in foreground are traveling south on 19th Street. The camera is facing east on 2nd Avenue. Notice the one horse police patrol and the power car pulling a trailer on 2nd Avenue." - William H. Brantley
    • McClurkin Letter, 1887-10-08

    • 2004-09-30
    • [Translation, p.1] Howard College, Ala. Oct. 8. 1887 Mrs. M.E. Miller Dear Cousin, It is with great pleasure that I take in writing you a few lines. I have so much to tel you. I hardly know how to begin. Well first I would say that I had a most...
    • President Harwell Goodwin Davis

    • Harwell G. Davis was born in Marengo County, Alabama on November 23, 1882. He graduated from the University of Alabama in 1903 with a law degree. He had law practices in Tallassee, Monroeville, Thomasville, and Gadsden. In 1916 he became the first...
    • Birmingham Gun Club at the Fairgrounds

    • "Birmingham Gun Club at the Fairgrounds (1913 - 1916?) ; Fifth from the right in the center is John Philip Sousa, the famous band leader. Others are O.L. Garl- front row, right end. Mrs Garl is sitting on Sousa's left. She was a fine trap shot....
    • Last Circus Parade

    • 1935?
    • "Last circus parade in Birmingham, Hagenback and Wallace, in early 1930's (about 1935). Camera facing South on 20th Street and placed on top of a street car, so as to look over the crowd." - William H. Brantley
    • Mabson Hotel

    • "The Mabson Hotel on the Northeast Corner of Third Ave. North and 22nd St. The "white" stone of the ground floor is painted. It is really "Red Ore." To the left and across 22nd Street - not shown in the Photograph is St. Paul's Catholic Church." -...
    • Elyton Land Co., Office Building

    • "Elyton Land Co., Office Building, They used the Ground Floor. Later a Hotel was here, operated by Mr. Borders. This is the North East Corner of Morris Ave. and 20th St. and today (1957) the site is used by the First National Bank as a parking lot...
    • Steel Work of the Watts Building

    • "Steel work of the Watts Building., The site was once used by the Traders Bank. Mr. Charlie Allen Sr. who built the Jefferson Theatre and many other large buildings in B'ham. Was the Contractor. When the work was about the stage shown in the...
    • St. John's Episcopal Church

    • "St. John's- Episcopal, Elyton, Fronting on Tuskaloosa Ave., located on the North side and facing south. Behind this church was the old Eubanks Home Place, present (1957) location of the Juvenile Court. For more information about this church read...
    • Horse and Buggy Days

    • "The Horse and Buggy Days, photo of Sporty Outfit for rent to sports for the day who set the pace for Birmingham. On the photograph is says "Damon-Lee Company, J. T. Dusenbery, President J. O. Dam? Manager, Livery Feed and Sale Stables, 1809, 1911,...
    • 19th Street Looking North

    • Date ?
    • "19th Street looking north. Camera was on 19th between 1st and 2nd Avenue. Florence Hotel is on the left. Across from Florence was Peerless Saloon. A famous saloon. Further to the left is the old First Methodist Church on the S.W. corner of 4th...


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